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[Russia] Be brighter, put out the lighter

the inclusion of an intertitle with the public service advertisement “Smoking is injurious to health"...The IP Court confirmed...that public service advertisements shown before audiovisual works including a tobacco product or the process of smoking during
Lexology (uk)
added Sep 8, 2016 03:09
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Europe, UK] Tobacco on the back foot?

many continue to file large numbers of applications for figurative, logo and colour marks covering cigarettes and tobacco in class 34. This may suggest tobacco companies are optimistic the WTO will find the TPPA in breach of Australia’s obligations under
Lexology (uk)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:20
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22nd Century Announces Expansion of Cannabis Research Program

the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary...Botanical Genetics is: 1) working to develop proprietary cannabis strains for novel, safe, and effective medical applications, and 2) developing very low THC industrial hemp varieties that may be legally grown in th
Business Wire
added Sep 6, 2016 21:52
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[Australia, Uruguay] As world awaits WTO plain packaging decision, legislation spreads across the globe

decision of a [WTO] panel on Australia’s decision to enforce standardised packaging on tobacco products has been ‘imminent’ for years...harder to see how a comeback is possible – that is, unless the WTO panel delivers an upper-cut...early next year.
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:04
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[Africa] Zimbabwe: High Court Stubs Out Cigarette War

Businessman Mr Simon George Rudland and his company Livera Trading (Pvt) Limited have been barred from packaging and selling cigarettes bearing the brand name "RG" on the Zimbabwean market. Cigarettes bearing the name "RG" had flooded the market thereby
All-Africa.com
added Sep 6, 2016 15:36
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[Australia] Tobacco repackaging appeal runs out of puff

Scandinavian Tobacco Group Eersel BV v Trojan Trading Company ... The Full Court upheld the dismissal at first instance of STG’s claims for passing off and breach of the Australian Consumer Law.
Lexology (uk)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:51
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[California] Judge ‘Confounded’ Argument Made After $2M Trademark Award ($$)

A California federal judge questioned why a hookah distributor waited to claim it can’t be penalized for allegedly counterfeiting trademarks that weren’t yet registered, but vacated what was left of $1.2 million of a hookah maker’s jury verdict anyway, sa
Law360
added Aug 25, 2016 14:22
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R.J. Reynolds Seeks Inter Partes Review Of Electronic Cigarette Patent ($$)

A patented electronic cigarette is not entitled to the filing date of a parent patent pursuant to rulings by the Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in ICU Medical, Inc. v. Alaris Medical Systems, Inc. (558 F.3d 1368 [Fed. Cir. 2009]), Research Corp. Te
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 12, 2016 00:32
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[Germany, Florida] German Glass Pipe Maker Sues Hookah Company For Selling Counterfeits ($$)

A German corporation known for selling water pipes and hookahs on Aug. 9 filed suit in federal court in Florida against a hookah company for allegedly selling counterfeit products (ROOR v. Hookah, Tobacco and Sun Inc., No. 0:16-cv-61902, S.D. Fla.).
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 12, 2016 00:32
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California Federal Judge Orders Couple To Stop Using Tobacco Trademark ($$)

default judgment in favor of a hookah tobacco company that sued a couple who was using the company’s trademarked brands and ordered the couple to pay $575,000 (Starbuzz Tobacco Inc. v. Issa Hilo, et al., No. SACV 16-0303 AG, C.D. Calif.).
Lexis Nexis
added Aug 11, 2016 14:33
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